Tag: NYC Auditions

19
May

Non-Union Short Film Casting: THE GREATNESS BROKER

 

 

THE GREATNESS BROKER

Non-Union

Short Film, 20-30 mins.

Writer/Producer:  Chris Conto

Production Company:  NYS Media Services

Shoot Dates:  June 9-11th

Location:  Schenectady (must self-report)

Rate:  $1000/day (rate includes travel & lodging)

 

Synopsis:

This film validates the importance of social work where a case assessor and government employee have a chance encounter as their stories unfold through their conversation over coffee and what they are seeing in parts of their mind.

 

SEEKING:

 

[EMPLOYEE]

Female, late 20s-late 30s, Caucasian, STRONG ACTOR, grounded, versatile, with emotional range.  Must provide media links to acting work/monologues.

 

TO SUBMIT:  Fill out template below (MANDATORY)

1)  NAME

2)  CONTACT INFO (cell/email)

3)  CITY/STATE BASED

4)  AGENCY & CONTACT INFO (if applicable)

5)  VITAL STATS (curent height, weight, eye & hair color)

6)  AGE & D.O.B (minors only)

7)  ATTACH SELFIE FROM TODAY CLEARLY SHOWING FACE & HAIR (MANDATORY)

8)  LINKS TO ONLINE PROFILE PAGE/ACTING WORK/MONOLOGUES (provide only full URLs, NO DOWNLOADS ACCEPTED)

OR

8a)  ATTACH JPEG OF CURRENT HEADSHOTS/PICS

8b)  ATTACH PDF OF UPDATED RESUME (if applicable)

 

 

Email template and all materials to:  johanna@wearebreakthrough.com
Subject line:  SOCIAL WORK

 

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13
Apr

Short Film RUSH Casting: BABY TEETH

RUSH CASTING, SUBMIT ASAP!!!

 

PROJECT:  Baby Teeth

Short Film (SAG Pending)

PRODUCTION COMPANY:  Baby Teeth Productions, Stephanie Ellis

PRODUCER:  Traci Carlson, Gigi Graff

DIRECTOR:  Stephanie Ellis

WRITER:  Stephanie Ellis

SHOOT DATE:  Sunday, April 19th

LOCATION:  Hastings-On-Hudson, NY (MUST SELF-REPORT)

USAGE:  All media in perpetuity

RATE:  No pay but food, $30 travel stipend, credit, copy (less than 8 hours time commitment)

SYNOPSIS:

New mother Alex, suffering from postpartum depression, makes a desperate call to her friend Sophie.  She has lost her baby and needs Sophie’s help.  Alex is determined not to alert the authorities for fear they would take the child away from her.  So the two friend’s set out to retrace Alex’s steps and find her child. But as their stops continue to come up empty and Alex’s behavior grows more erratic, Sophie begins to fear the worst.  The question becomes, how long can Sophie wait before she too needs to call for help?

SEEKING:

TONI (Day Player)

Female, 22-28 years, Chinese or Korean, MUST BE BILINGUAL (English and Chinese or Korean) w/ believable accent when speaking English.  Toni is an employee at a nail salon in upstate, NY, who converses with the two main characters in English and amongst the other employees (in English and Chinese or Korean).

CHINESE OR KOREAN WOMAN #1 (Day Player)

Female, 35-45 years, Chinese or Korean, MUST BE BILINGUAL (English and Chinese or Korean) w/ believable accent when speaking English.  She is an employee at a nail salon in upstate, NY, who converses with the two main characters in English and amongst the other employees (in Chinese or Korean).

Submit these required items for consideration:

  • NAME/CELL #/EMAIL
  • NATIONALITY
  • FLUENT LANGUAGES (must be bilingual)
  • CURRENT HEADSHOT/PIC
  • RESUME (if applicable)
  • SELFIE (taken within the last 2 weeks, clearly showing face and hair length)
  • VITAL STATS (height/weight/hair & eye color)
  • LINKS TO ACTING WORK (if applicable)
  • SUBMIT AUDITION LINK (sides provided at the bottom of page; include slate & profiles, reader should be off camera, upload to Vimeo or YouTube only)

Email:  johanna@wearebreakthrough.com

Deadline:  ASAP

 

SIDES

 

8 INT. KOREAN NAIL SALON – DAY 8

The salon is empty, save for the four Chinese or Korean employees. THREE MIDDLE AGED WOMEN and ONE MAN, lounging back on his massage chair.  THEY BANTER AWAY IN THEIR NATIVE TONGUE.  An electronic door bell rings as the front door swings open.  The women parked nearest to the entrance pops up to greet  Sophie and Alex.

 

CHINESE/KOREAN WOMAN #1

You come back. You bring your friend? That’s good.

ALEX

So I was here this morning?

CHINESE/KOREAN WOMAN #1

Yeah, yeah. Manicure. Pedicure.

She gestures back to another employee.

CHINESE/KOREAN WOMAN #1 (CONT’D)

(In Chinese or Korean — no subtitles) Toni. Manicure, Pedicure. You mess up her nails?

TONI

No. (In Chinese or Korean — no subtitles) She mess them up. She put on her shoes too quick. I told her.

Toni yells out to Alex.

TONI (CONT’D)

(In English) I told you. You put your shoes on too fast. You need more time to dry.

ALEX

No, that’s great. No. Thank you.  (To Sophie, as if she wasn’t sure)  I was here.

SOPHIE

(To Chinese or Korean Woman #1) And her baby.  She was with her baby when she came in?

CHINESE/KOREAN WOMAN #1

No. No baby.

And then again, gesturing to Toni.

CHINESE/KOREAN WOMAN #1 (CONT’D)

(In Chinese or Korean — no subtitles) The lady had a baby with her?

TONI

(In English) No, no baby.

SOPHIE

Okay. Thank you.

As the girls head for the exit. The Chinese/Korean women continue their banter as if the girls had never entered.

 

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Feb

Non-Union Promo, Madame Tussauds

PROJECT:  Non-Union Madame Tussauds Promo

PRODUCTION COMPANY:  Route 88 Films

SHOOT DATE:  Overnight (adults only),  Friday 2/27- Saturday 2/28

LOCATION:  Madame Tussauds- Times Square, NYC

USAGE:  Print/Video (see description below)

RATE:  $100/12 hours, cash on set (adults:  6 PM-6 AM; *minors:  6 PM-12:30 AM)

 

A series of motion graphics promos will show talent  on a 15′ x 15′ video board  in the front window of Madame Tussaud’s in Times Square, interacting in the location with wax figures.

 

SEEKING:

 

[SWEDISH FEMALE, “FIRST TIME AMERICAN TOURISTS”]

Female, late 40s-early 50s, Swedish or Scandinavian looking, mom type, blonde hair, blue eyes, medium build.

 

Wardrobe requirements: (generic/average, not cool or trendy)

  1.  One summer wardrobe
  2.  Two different kinds of shoes (1 x sandals, 1 x sneakers, 1 x flip flops)
  3.  Winter wardrobe including coat, long sleeve sweatshirt, jeans

 

[SWEDISH MALE, “FIRST TIME AMERICAN TOURISTS”]

Male, late 40s-early 50s, Swedish or Scandinavian looking, dad type, blonde  or gray hair, can also be thinning, blue eyes, build is slightly overweight,  with a belly, stereotypical dad.

 

Wardrobe requirements:  (generic/average, not cool or trendy)

  1.  One Summer wardrobe
  2.  Two different kinds of shoes (1 x sandals, 1 x sneakers, 1 x flip flops)
  3.  Winter wardrobe including coat, long sleeve sweatshirt, jeans

 

[SWEDISH TEEN, “FIRST TIME AMERICAN TOURISTS”]

Male, legal age 18 who looks 15 years, Swedish or Scandinavian looking, blonde hair Justin Bieber style , can also be thinning, blue eyes, build is athletic, skinny teen, like a young Cody Simpson.

 

Wardrobe requirements: (typical teen, kind of trendy, but not hipster)

  1.  One summer wardrobe
  2.  Three different kinds of shoes (1 x sandals, 1 x sneakers, 1 x flip flops)
  3.  Winter wardrobe including coat, hoodie, jeans

 

[SWEDISH TEEN, “FIRST TIME AMERICAN TOURISTS”]

Female, legal age 18 who looks 15 years, Swedish or Scandinavian looking, blonde hair, blue eyes, slim build.

 

Wardrobe requirements: (typical teen, kind of trendy, but not hipster)

  1.  One summer wardrobe
  2.  Three different kinds of shoes (1 x sandals, 1 x sneakers, 1 x flip flops)
  3.  Winter wardrobe including coat, hoodie, jeans

 

[ASIAN FEMALE 1, “FRIENDS IN NYC”]

Female, age 18-25, Asian (Korean, Japanese, Chinese), black hair , brown eyes, build is slim and petite.

 

Wardrobe requirements:

  1.  One summer wardrobe (shorts needed)
  2.  Three different kinds of shoes (1 x sandals, 1 x sneakers, 1 x flip flops)
  3.  Winter wardrobe, inc. coat, black jeans

 

[ASIAN FEMALE 2, “FRIENDS IN NYC”]

Female, age 18-25, Asian (Korean, Japanese, Chinese), dyed/streaked hair , brown eyes, build is slim and petite.

 

Wardrobe requirements:

  1.  One Summer wardrobe. Must include a flowy summer dress or a skirt (she will be mimicking the classic Marilyn pose)
  2.  Three different kinds of shoes (1 x sandals, 1 x sneakers, 1 x flip flops)
  3.  Winter wardrobe including coat, black jeans

 

[AFRICAN AMERICAN MALE, “CHICAGO UNCLE IN NYC”]

Male, mid 30s, African American, black/brown hair, brown eyes, medium to solid build.

 

Wardrobe requirements:

  1.  One summer wardrobe: basket ball shorts, matching basketball shirt/sporty t-shirt/american flag graphic/a number of some kind/generic sporty
  2.  Three different kinds of shoes (1 x sandals, 1 x sneakers, 1 x flip flops)
  3.  Winter wardrobe:  jeans, generic cap, matching zip up sweat shirt and matching pants (like an Adidas knock off), black and red would be ideal
  4.  Accessories:  sunglasses

 

[AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALE, “CHICAGO AUNT IN NYC”]

Female, mid 30s, African American, very open to creative hair (awesome weave, etc), brown eyes, medium to solid build.   She’s a bit of a character, has her own sense of personal style.

 

Wardrobe requirements:

  1.  One summer wardrobe: tight jeans, (lighter color, pale blue or white) and a neon top
  2.  Three different kinds of shoes (1 x sandals, 1 x NEON sneakers, 1 x NEON flip flops, if possible)
  3.  Winter wardrobe:  jeans, generic cap, matching zip up sweat shirt and matching pants (like an Adidas knock off), black and red would be ideal
  4.  Accessories:  sunglasses, perhaps nails done, jewelry options

 

[INDIAN MAN]

Male, 40s, East Indian, brown hair, brown eyes, facial hair/mustache, slight medium build.

 

Wardrobe requirements: (generic)

  1.  One summer wardrobe
  2.  Three different kinds of shoes (1 x sandals, 1 x sneakers, 1 x flip flops)
  3.  Winter wardrobe including coat, long sleeve shirt/sweater, jeans

 

*[INDIAN BOY]

Male, 10-12 years, East Indian, brown hair, brown eyes.

 

Wardrobe requirements: (generic)

  1.  One summer wardrobe (plain, no print or patterns)
  2.  Three different kinds of shoes (1 x sandals, 1 x sneakers, 1 x flip flops)
  3.  Winter wardrobe including coat, hoodie, jeans (plain, no print or patterns)

 

*[INDIAN GIRL]

Female, 10-12 years, East Indian, long brown hair, brown eyes

 

Wardrobe requirements:

  1.  One summer wardrobe (plain but smart ie plain t-shirt, slacks or jeans, plus capri pants and shorts options)
  2.  Three different kinds of shoes (1 x sandals, 1 x sneakers, 1 x flip flops)
  3.  Winter wardrobe including coat, long sleeve sweatshirt/sweater, jeans

 

FILL OUT TEMPLATE TO SUBMIT:

1)  NAME

2)  CELL

3)  EMAIL

4)  AGENCY (name/cell/email)

5)  VITAL STATS (height, weight, hair & eye color)

6)  CURRENT SELFIE- MANDATORY (clearly showing face & hair length)

7)  PROFILE LINKS

-OR-

7a)  JPEG OF CURRENT HEADSHOT

8a)  PDF OF UPDATED RESUME

 

email:  johanna@wearebreakthrough.com

subject line:  Madame Tussads

 

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